Articles in Category: Abuse
Elderly abuse is a social evil, which unfortunately is very rampant in the society. The abuse that the elderly are put through ranges from emotional and physical abuse to sexual exploitation. Such exploitation can leave the elderly in a very traumatic state. It is important to recognize signs of such abuse and do your bit in preventing it.
Detecting abuse is the first step towards stopping it. Many being abused often take a long time before realizing they are being abused. Men, women, children and even elderly people can become victims of abuse.
Recognizing the types and symptoms of abuse and seeking intervention, is the best way to deal with it. By educating yourself about the types of abuse, you can bring a huge change not only in your life, but, also in the lives of others. Life is precious and everyone has the right to lead it peacefully.
There are several types of abuse. There can be physical violence, negligence, sexual abuse or emotional harassment. Even self inflicted injury is abuse.